Bronze statue of a wood worker with an ax whiping his forehead.
On the pedestal three relies. On the sides:
- A Happy Home: A living room with a woman placing some flowers in a table, with two children.
- A Carpenter and his apprentice.
On the back:
- The asko factory.
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työn temppeliksi teemme
karun maan, me käsin
nostamme sen kunniaan
Work of the temple
of our barren land,
we raise our hands to honor
(statue) Yrjö Liipola 1946.
(reliefs) Y.L. -46
The statue is a monument for the Lahti wood processing, as well as a praise to work. The statue is donated by factory owner Aukusti Asko Avonius.
- Yrjö Liipola (Koski 1881 - 1971),
Sources & Information
Location (N 60°58'47" - E 25°39'34")
Item Code: fi033; Photograph: 29 June 2013
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